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Pie Five Is Painting VCU Marinara Red »

August 31, 2015 at 5:48AM PDT | Source: Pie Five Pizza Co.

Leading Fast Casual Pizza Chain Opens New Virginia Commonwealth University Location
DALLAS - Aug. 31, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - What's easier and faster than putting together the perfect class schedule? Building your own custom Pie Five Pizza, or trying a signature pie! Beginning September 4, VCU students and the surrounding community can take their pizza wish lists and turn them into reality. Pie Five will be opening its second Richmond location at 810 W. Grace Street.
"I'm excited to bring this unique concept to the VCU area," said Jeff Percey, Pie Five Pizza franchisee. "The Pie Five concept fits perfectly with fast-paced university life and lets our customers create their own custom pie in only five minutes! I love to change up my pizza to whatever I'm craving that day, although the Buffalo Chicken is my favorite signature pie!"
Zesty marinara and the radiantly red Pie Five sign aren't the only things Pie Five is bringing to the VCU campus...

Leadership Training Franchise Crestcom International Launches Operations Portal »

August 31, 2015 at 5:39AM PDT | Source: Crestcom International, LLC

Second milestone in major brand transformation under new President and CEO Tammy Berberick
(PRWEB) August 31, 2015 - Crestcom International, a Colorado-based franchisor, has announced the launch of their new franchise operations and communication hub (COACH). The COACH portal is the second in a series of major updates to the 27-year-old brand led by new President and CEO, Tammy Berberick.
“We are proud to deliver this powerful business management, planning, and communications tool to our franchisees,” says Berberick. “The COACH Portal, which stands for Crestcom Operations and Communication Hub, allows Crestcom franchisees to quickly and easily develop detailed business plans, track sales, communicate about opportunities with colleagues, access all of their training and sales tools, connect with the home office, or review the latest marketing initiatives...

Denny's Corporation To Present At CL King's Annual Best Ideas Conference On September 10, 2015 »

August 31, 2015 at 5:26AM PDT | Source: Denny's
Denny's Opportunities Available

SPARTANBURG, S.C. - Aug. 31, 2015 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) - Denny's Corporation (NASDAQ:DENN), franchisor and operator of one of America's largest franchised full-service restaurant chains, today announced that John Miller, President and Chief Executive Officer, and Mark Wolfinger, Executive Vice President and Chief Financial Officer, will present at CL King's Annual Best Ideas Conference taking place at the Omni Berkshire Place Hotel in New York City on Thursday, September 10, at 10:15 a.m. Eastern Time.
Investors and interested parties may listen to a live audio webcast of the events which will be available online in the Investor Relations section of Denny's website at with a replay of the event webcast available following the live event...

Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza Turns 82 On Its Three Year Anniversary »

August 31, 2015 at 5:19AM PDT | Source: Blaze Pizza

Leading Fast Casual Pizza Chain 'Sold Out' of Traditional U.S. Franchise Territories
LOS ANGELES, CA - (Marketwired - Aug 31, 2015) - Blaze Fast-Fire'd Pizza, the nation's largest and fastest growing build-your-own pizza chain, today announced highlights and financial results covering its first three years in business. The fast casual pizza chain, known for its chef-driven recipes and casually hip restaurants, also announced that, except for one unassigned territory, it no longer has areas available for franchise development in the continental U.S. With its nationwide franchisee selection complete, the company plans to open between 85 and 135 new restaurants each year - targeting the opening of its 1,000 location before its tenth birthday...

Tide Dry Cleaners Opens First Location In Draper, UT »

August 31, 2015 at 5:15AM PDT | Source: Tide Dry Cleaners

Franchise Extends the Tide Dry Cleaners Promise To Change Dry Cleaning For Good.
DRAPER, Utah - Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - LooLoo, LLC, in collaboration with Agile Pursuits Franchising, Inc., a wholly-owned subsidiary of Procter & Gamble (P&G), announce the opening of the newest Tide Dry Cleaners store in Draper, Utah. The Draper location is the first location in Utah, and the 30th Tide Dry Cleaners location nationwide, applying Tide's® 65 years of fabric care experience, GreenEarth® Cleaning technology and concierge services to meet customers' needs.
"We are excited to bring Tide Dry Cleaners to Draper and the surrounding communities. The quality, service and convenience of the Tide Dry Cleaners experience is like no other dry cleaner in Utah, and our customers in a very short time have grown to love...

Alicia Kurvin Joins RE/MAX Alliance Group »

August 31, 2015 at 4:57AM PDT | Source: RE/MAX

Sarasota, FL - August 29, 2015 - ( - Alicia Kurvin has joined the Sarasota office of RE/MAX Alliance Group as a Realtor and Customer Service Manager with the Sarasota Property Group. She was previously with Sarasota Luxury Realty.
A Graduate of the Realtor Institute (GRI), Kurvin brings extensive market knowledge, a construction management background, home staging experience and meticulous attention to detail.
She grew up in Sarasota, where she gained an appreciation for local architecture and design. She went on to earn her Interior Design degree from the International Academy of Design and Technology in Tampa. Prior to becoming a Realtor, she worked several years managing various construction trade companies, then served as Manager and Project Coordinator for architect George Palermo...

Giant Tiger In Swan River, Manitoba Celebrates Grand Opening This Saturday! »

August 31, 2015 at 4:52AM PDT | Source: Giant Tiger Stores Limited

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2015) - On Saturday, August 29, 2015, Giant Tiger will celebrate the official grand opening of its newest store in Swan River, Manitoba.
The new Giant Tiger store, located at 1300 Main Street, will offer approximately 20,541 square feet of retail space, including Incomm and GT Financial.
The grand opening will be a fun-filled day with plenty of free activities for customers of all ages, including promotional giveaways, free face painting and a visit from Friendly, the Giant Tiger! There will also be a charity BBQ to benefit Special Olympics team Fire.

Giant Tiger Swan River grand opening


1300 Main Street


Saturday, August 29, 2015

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EmbroidMe Canada Opens Local Franchise In Kelowna BC Canada »

August 31, 2015 at 4:46AM PDT | Source: EmbroidMe

Local Entrepreneurs open international Promotional Products Franchise in Kelowna BC Canada.
Kelowna, Canada - August 30, 2015 - ( - EmbroidMe Canada has expanded their global presence by adding their first franchised location in Kelowna. Entrepreneurs Grant Cox and Ted Moug opened their storefront at 1086 Gordon Drive (north of Clement) in April of this year.
EmbroidMe Kelowna is your Promotional Marketing Partner.
At EmbroidMe they supply and Decorate Corporate Apparel, Garments and Promotional Items.
"We provide on-site Custom Embroidery, Heat Transfer, Garment printing and Silk Screening and offer Brand Names like: Nike, Roots, Eddie Bauer, and Stormtech Performance."
"We are able to supply our customers with every possible promotional product from over 3000 suppliers," says Grant Cox, the local EmbroidMe franchisee...

Renew Crew Announces 100% Franchise Financing Opportunity For Qualified Franchise Candidates »

August 31, 2015 at 4:39AM PDT | Source: Renew Crew
Renew Crew Opportunities Available

Renew Crew is making it even easier for future entrepreneurs to buy or own a World Class Franchise of their own with 100% in-house financing program launch.
RICHMOND, VIRGINIA (PRWEB) August 31, 2015 - World Class Franchisor, Renew Crew announced today that the award-winning brand is offering a unique in-house financing opportunity for budding entrepreneurs and existing business owners who would like to diversify their business by adding outdoor cleaning and protecting services to their current offering. The franchise is making this offer as it gears up to host the largest training class in the brands history this December 2015. “The outdoor market is booming! We have received several consumer research reports that state the U...

ABRA Auto Body & Glass Expands In Minnesota »

August 31, 2015 at 4:31AM PDT | Source: ABRA Auto Body & Glass

MINNEAPOLIS - August 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - ABRA Auto Body & Glass, a leading national damaged vehicle repair company, announced today it had expanded in Minnesota with the acquisition of all six Lehman’s Garage locations. All locations are within the Twin Cities metropolitan area. Details of the transaction were not disclosed.
“We’ve been approached by many companies over the years. We chose ABRA because their work ethics closely resemble ours and we share like-minded values of integrity, employee talent, and a commitment to customers. We’re proud to have them continue the legacy we’ve built over the years.”
ABRA opened its first repair center in Fridley, Minnesota in 1984 and now operates 40 repair centers in the state...

Meineke Launches New "On With Life" Advertising Campaign »

August 31, 2015 at 4:24AM PDT | Source: Meineke Car Care Centers
Meineke Car Care Centers Opportunities Available

Integrated Marketing Approach Includes New Rewards Program and Changes to Customer Experience Designed to Build Customer Loyalty
CHARLOTTE, NC - (Marketwired - August 31, 2015) - Meineke Car Care Centers, a leading automotive care and repair brand since 1972, today launched a new, multi-million dollar advertising campaign to drive sales growth at its more than 900 car care centers nationwide. The company's integrated marketing approach also will include a new rewards program and improvements to its online and in-store customer experience that are designed to build customer loyalty.
Meineke's "On With Life" advertising campaign kicks off with television spots in September. The TV ads employ humor and empathy to show how car care can interfere with life's everyday moments and how Meineke can help...

RE/MAX Launches Apple Watch App »

August 31, 2015 at 4:13AM PDT | Source: RE/MAX

Helpful Real Estate Info at Arm's Reach for On-the-Go Consumers
DENVER - Aug. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ - RE/MAX, a global franchisor of real estate brokerage services (NYSE: RMAX), is launching a consumer app for the Apple Watch. Now available in the Apple App Store, RE/MAX Real Estate Search offers location-based search capabilities with scrollable for-sale listing details and agent contact links.
"Creating an app for the latest Apple innovation is just another demonstration that RE/MAX is on the leading edge of real estate technology advancements," said Tim Drouillard, Senior Vice President, Information Technology at RE/MAX, LLC. "Our goal has always been to provide the most reliable information, in the most convenient formats for the largest number of consumers...

Dental Fix Van Number 200 Hits The Road »

August 28, 2015 at 11:04AM PDT | Source: Dental Fix

August 28, 2015 // // DAVIE, Fla. – Dental Fix RX, a mobile dental equipment repair company, has officially launched mobile repair van number 200. The fully-equipped van is owned and operated by Roman LaRue, who will provide dental practices in the northwest Houston, Texas area timely, on-site equipment service, repair and replacements.
“Our mobile repair centers are the focal point of Dental Fix’s business and this milestone is a true testament to the demand our owner/operators are meeting for the dental customers they serve across North America,” said David Lopez, CEO of Dental Fix RX. “When we sell a territory, our new owners are eager to get behind the wheel to begin meeting that need, and Roman is no different...

Potbelly Sandwich Shop Opens Franchise Location In Greensboro »

August 28, 2015 at 9:37AM PDT | Source: Potbelly Sandwich Works

North Carolina’s first Potbelly shop brings signature shakes, sandwiches and live music to Westover Gallery of Shops.
August 28, 2015 // // GREENSBORO, N.C. – Potbelly Sandwich Shop announced today that North Carolina’s first shop, located in Greensboro, is open to the public. The shop is located in Greensboro’s Westover Gallery of Shops at 1310 Westover Terrace, at the intersection of Wendover Avenue and Battleground Avenue. The widely acclaimed neighborhood hangout features toasty warm sandwiches, hand-dipped milkshakes and live, local music, which make it “The Best Place for Lunch.”
Potbelly has earned a reputation in communities across the United States for having delicious food, fun décor and fresh tunes...

Teriyaki Experience Opens In Park Place Open-Air Shopping Hub »

August 28, 2015 at 8:56AM PDT | Source: Teriyaki Experience

Second Location in Barrie Ontario
August 28, 2015 // // OAKVILLE, Ontario - Teriyaki Experience is pleased to announce the opening of their newest franchise location in Park Place, a bustling open air shopping experience in Barrie, Ontario with franchise owner/operator, Ali Manesiya. "My family and I are very happy to be part of this exciting hub and we look forward to serving both Barrie residents and the Huronia cottage crowd our fresh teppanyaki fare", said Manesiya.
Park Place, situated in the former Molson Park, is a 200 acre development composed of retail, commercial and office space and includes a 22 acre green space. The shopping centre features upscale fashion, specialty retail, themed and fast food restaurants and a major fitness centre and is conveniently located directly off Highway 400 in Barrie...

SpeedPro Imaging Relocates Headquarters To Denver »

August 28, 2015 at 8:41AM PDT | Source: Speedpro Imaging

Re-Energizes National Expansion Efforts
August 28, 2015 // // DENVER, Colo. – SpeedPro Imaging, the nation’s leader in large-format imagery, has relocated its corporate headquarters from Phoenix to Denver.
Located at 7000 S. Yosemite Street in Centennial, the new headquarters includes a state-of-the-art training and support facility designed to augment the company’s nationwide franchise operations.
“It was a smart business decision, as it allows our team to serve our studios and franchise partners more efficiently and effectively,” said SpeedPro President and CEO Boris Katsnelson. “This allows us to focus corporate resources on building and enhancing our business now and well into the future, and provides us the flexibility and capacity to continue to grow our network across North America...

Sky Zone Charlotte To Host Charity Event To Benefit The Isabella Santos Foundation »

August 28, 2015 at 8:30AM PDT | Source: Sky Zone

World’s First Trampoline Park Raises Funds For Neuroblastoma Research
August 28, 2015 // // CHARLOTTE, N.C. – Sky Zone Charlotte is hosting a charity event to benefit the Isabella Santos Foundation, an organization dedicated to supporting the research and treatment of Neuroblastoma and other rare childhood cancers. Sky Zone Charlotte invites guests to have fun soaring across the multiple interlocking trampolines playing courts while supporting a worthy cause.
In conjunction with National Childhood Cancer Awareness Month, the world’s first all-walled trampoline park is hosting “Jump 4 Ibby” night on August 30th to raise awareness and funds for life-threatening pediatric cancers. From 12 p...

Giant Tiger To Build New Store In Moncton, New Brunswick »

August 28, 2015 at 6:57AM PDT | Source: Giant Tiger Stores Limited

OTTAWA, ONTARIO - (Marketwired - Aug. 28, 2015) - Here we grow again! Giant Tiger is excited to announce the opening of a second store in Moncton, New Brunswick, scheduled to open on April 9, 2016.
The new Giant Tiger will be located at 165 Main Street and will have approximately 19,000 square feet of selling space.
"We are very excited to be expanding in Moncton," says Thomas Haig, President of Giant Tiger Stores Limited. "The City of Moncton has shown Giant Tiger much support throughout the years and having a second location will be a great complement to the Giant Tiger family of stores."
Customers at Giant Tiger Moncton can look forward to our familiar bright and fun decor, groceries, outstanding selection of merchandise and, of course, the friendly customer service for which Giant Tiger is known...

Wrap Report: Savoury & Satisfying Wraps Heat Up Tim Hortons Menu »

August 28, 2015 at 6:44AM PDT | Source: Tim Hortons

Five New Wraps Debut on Breakfast and Lunch Menu
August 19, 2015 // // OAKVILLE, ON - Meal time on-the-go menu selections have many Canadians stuck on autopilot, so Tim Hortons is shaking things up with the release of five new flavourful and filling grilled wraps. Starting today, the menu expansion boasts hearty breakfast and lunch wraps that deliver mouth-watering flavour combinations.
NEW Grilled Wraps spice up the morning menu:

Spicy Chorizo Grilled Breakfast Wrap (available for a limited time) – savoury chorizo, fluffy egg, peppers, onions, jalapeno jack cheese and spicy mayo
Grilled Bacon Breakfast Wrap  - crispy bacon, fluffy egg, peppers, onions, cheddar cheese and spicy mayo
Grilled Sausage Wrap - sausage, fluffy egg, peppers, onions, cheddar cheese and spicy mayo

NEW Grilled Wraps add heat to the lunch menu:

Chipotle Chicken Grilled Wrap - savoury chicken, cheddar cheese, ripe tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, onions and chipotle sauce
Chipotle Steak Grilled Wrap - tender steak, cheddar cheese, ripe tomatoes, lettuce, peppers, onions and chipotle sauce

“Canadians are hungry for variation in their day-to-day meal routine and we are excited to introduce five new breakfast and lunch grilled wraps that deliver savoury flavour and satisfying portions on-the-go,” says David Clanachan, President & COO, Tim Hortons Canada...

Regis Reports Fourth Quarter 2015 Results »

August 28, 2015 at 5:58AM PDT | Source: Regis Corporation

MINNEAPOLIS - August 28, 2015 - (BUSINESS WIRE) - Regis Corporation (NYSE: RGS), a leader in the haircare industry, whose primary business is owning, operating and franchising hair salons, today reported results for its fiscal fourth quarter ended June 30, 2015 versus the prior year as noted below.
As a result of the Company's valuation allowance against most of its deferred tax assets, associated reported and as adjusted, after-tax results are not comparable to prior periods.

Sales of $462.9 million, a decline of $(21.0) million. Same-store sales decreased 0.8%.

Same-store service and product sales decreased 0.6% and 1.8%, respectively.

GAAP net loss of $(2.6) million or $(0.05) per diluted share...

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